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How Cannabis Industry Leaders Like Curaleaf Will Serve New Jersey’s Recreational Market

After a three-year legislative battle, Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ) signed three bills that legalize up to six ounces of cannabis in New Jersey last week.

“In addition to the estimated $126 million in annual tax revenue by the NJ State Legislature, the adult-use market will now open-up a lot of new economic opportunities across the state,” Patrik Jonsson, Curaleaf Regional President, Northeast, explained to us via email.

Although medical marijuana was initially legalized in the Garden State in 2010, Jonsson noted that this shift to the adult-use market will open these opportunities in a way that supports communities that have been negatively impacted by the War on Drugs.

“This legislation will establish an industry that brings equity and economic opportunity to our communities while establishing minimum standards for safe products and allowing law enforcement to focus their resources on real public safety matters,” Gov. Murphy said last week. “We’re taking a monumental step forward to reduce racial disparities in our criminal justice system, while building a promising new industry and standing on the right side of history.”

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Review: Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker

New York Times-bestselling author Brooke Barker delights and depresses readers simultaneously with the zany, punchy, cartoony book, “Sad Animal Facts.”

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Tune-In Tuesdays #94: Killing Me Softly by Becky Crosby

NYC singer-songwriter and jazz voice major Becky Crosby puts a smooth, sultry, jazzy spin on the iconic, R&B Fugees single “Killing Me Softly.”

Crosby’s cover of “Killin Me Softly” will be available across streaming platforms on Feb. 26. However, we were given a sneak-peak of the single — and my Goodness, it is a jazzy slice of heaven.

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Burgundy Bug’s Mystical Magical Merch Store Update

Editor burgundy bug recently released six new stickers as a part of her “Mystical Magical Merch Store Update.”

This new line of designs boasts a cosmic, wizardly flair, which is especially apparent in the “Glossy Cosmic Mystic Mushroom” and “Glossy Mystical Magical Wizard Toad” stickers.

As a special thank you for being part of our community, we encourage you to use the promo code “BDZN10” to receive 10 percent off your order.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #91: Jams of January 2021

As we jumped back into the swing of things in January, we found ourselves graced by a variety of great jams.

So here we are to recap and review what you should be listening to, too.

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Curaleaf to Open its First PA Dispensary in Harrisburg

Nationally-recognized cannabis operator Curaleaf Holdings announced they’re opening the doors to their first Curaleaf-branded dispensary in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held outside of the new dispensary at 7040 Jonestown Road in Harrisburg on Tuesday at 1:15 p.m.

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Bug’s Mega Merch Store Update: Jan. 9, 2021

Editor burgundy bug has just added nine new prints and four new stickers to her personal Etsy shop. And the best part? You can get 10 percent off your order using the promo code “BDZN10.”

All orders over $35.00 (USD) also get to enjoy FREE SHIPPING!

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